May, 2010

On the Frontlines of the BP Oil Spill

By Larry J. Schweiger To keep updated on my trip to the Gulf Coast and the latest on National Wildlife Federation’s work on the ground responding to the BP oil disaster, … Read more

A Video Report from BP Oil Spill’s Surface

I finished this wind-blown clip just seconds before our boat captain hit the engines for home, worried a dispersant plane might fly over us.
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The Truth About Dispersed Oil

On a trip to the Chandeleur Islands, NWF’s Senior Vice President, Jeremy Symons, takes a closer look at the dispersed oil off Gulf coast. It increasingly looks like the dispersants … Read more

Young Turtle Turned Red By BP Oil Spill

I hitched a ride out of the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA yesterday with a local fishing boat captain concerned about the BP Oil Spill’s impact on wildlife. … Read more

By Larry Schweiger I went out on the water with a CNN crew off the coast of Louisiana.  The oil seemed to go on forever. We saw a sea turtle … Read more

By Larry Schweiger Saudi-funded Fox News found this ad by Vote Vets“too confusing” to air.  It’s hard to imagine what’s so confusing about Iran getting $100 million a day from … Read more

My Visit to Fort Jackson Bird Rescue Center

By Larry J. Schweiger I visited the bird rescue center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana today.  They are preparing to receive wildlife injured from the BP oil disaster.  Many will not recover. Read more

NWF Staffers Spot Turtle Struggling in Oil Slick

The National Wildlife Federation took another boat trip today, gauging the impacts of the oil spill on Gulf Coast wildlife. This time, NWF’s Larry Schweiger and Karla Raettig spotted a … Read more

NWF President Visits Louisiana Bird Rescue Center

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, visited the bird rescue center in Fort Jackson today: Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the … Read more

Louisiana Fishing Boat Captain Reels in Spilled Oil

This is one of the fishing boat captains we’d chartered yesterday to provide tours of critical Gulf Coast wildlife habitats guided by National Wildlife Federation staffers. Today, he went out … Read more